End of Tour: Sunday, August 29, 1976
Age: Not available
Incident Date: Sunday, August 29, 1976
Incident Location: Not available
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Suspect Name: Not available
Weapon Involved: Not available
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Hines was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing another vehicle.
As Patrolman Hines topped a hill, his police cruiser struck a pickup truck. He then swerved to avoid hitting the vehicle he was purusing, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and crash.
The driver of the vehicle he was pursuing was arrested and charged with murder.